Facts and Figures

2015 Highlights

Year to Date
All Locations
Circulation 5,863,487
Computer Sessions 1,494,803
Holds Filled 1,076,409
Holds Placed 844,078
Visitors* 5,427,401
WiFi Sessions 2,041,717

* Count does not reflect the total visitor count due to location of traffic counter at 34 locations. Community room and program traffic are not included in totals for these locations.


As of January 1, 2015:

Full-time employees 745
Part-time employees 251

Additional Statistics

Check the City of Chicago Data Portal for monthly statistics for each CPL location:

  • Circulation
  • Computer Sessions
  • Holds Filled
  • Holds Placed
  • Visitors
  • WiFi Sessions